|Study location||United Kingdom, Colchester Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A mid 2.2 degree in Creative Writing, Theatre/Drama Studies, Literature, Film and Media Studies, Modern Languages and Art History.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 overall (with a minimum component score of 5.5 except for 6.5 in writing)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
Reference should be written on official letterhead, signed and dated. Please upload it in the Documents section.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Our interdisciplinary MA Theatre Practice provides an opportunity for you to develop advanced knowledge of different processes of theatre-making, international performance traditions, approaches to practice-as-research (PaR), and methods of writing, directing and devising in professional contexts.
You will explore a diverse range of artistic approaches, gain insights into related critical discourses and develop an in-depth understanding of the possible interrelationships between ‘practice’ and ‘research’ – investigating how practitioners at the cutting-edge of the performing arts make their ideas a tangible reality.
Our course gives you the opportunity to advance your skills in your chosen area of:
Your teaching is research-led by staff in our Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies. It will often be complimented by engagement with invited professional theatre practitioners and guest speakers. You also have the option to choose selected modules delivered by our School of Philosophy and Art History.
Research for Creative Practice
Dramatic Structure (optional)
Literature and Performance in the Modern City (optional)
Film Workshop (optional)
Applied Theatre Making: Writing in the Community (optional)
Writing Radio Drama (optional)
Art and Politics (optional)
Critique and Curating (optional)
Philosophy and Aesthetics (optional)
Be an actor, a writer, a director, a stage-manager, a producer – or something even more exciting! An MA Theatre Practice degree opens many doors. Creativity, communication and versatility are highly valued skills in our rapidly changing world.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.